Oct 03 2017
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Jul 27 2020
When accepting an invite as a gmail user I get redirected to sign-in. But shouldnt I be redirected to the page where I "Create Password" first?
It asks me for a password and the one attached to my Gmail obviously does not work. Can only add emails from microsoft-accounts or my organization.
I also wonder why Guest Users are stored as "firstname.lastname@example.org" if I invite "email@example.com", should they not be stored as "firstname.lastname@example.org"? As in the video here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/active-directory-b2b-what-is-azure-ad-b2b.
Oct 16 2017 06:32 AM
In our case, previous external users invited from SharePoint show up with the #EXT# after their external mail, with the " @ " replaced with underline as bobafett_live.com#EXTemail@example.com.
Now Guest users invited from Azure show up as firstname.lastname@example.org .
Which in my opinion looks awful and their is no way to change the invitations with the free (O365) version of Azure. I even created a Support request to investigate.
BUT what an Admin can do is change the username in the O365 portal to use a semi-normal style of email@example.com but the change has to be communicated to the external party outside of the Azure/O365 workflows because they cannot login after the change in the username until they are given the new one.